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Paul C.


Berwyn, IL
Hometown: Oak Park

Member since:

July 9, 2007

How much backpacking experience do you have? (e.g. "None," "I went on one trip years ago," "I've thru-hiked the AT.")

National Parks: Yosemite, Glacier, Joshua Tree, Olympic (2), Mt. Rainier, Smoky Mtns, Shennandoah, Grand Canyon (2), Rocky Mountain (2), Yellowstone, Zion (3), Denali, Other areas: Rawah, Zirkel, Collegiate peaks, Joyce Kilmer, Linville Gorge + 31 trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

What do you hope to get out of this group? (e.g. one trip a year, backpacking buddies, get closer to nature)

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What other backpacking-related activities do you participate in? (e.g. car camping, canoeing, cycling, running)

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Hi! I'm Paul. I've been backpacking and canoeing since 1981. Looking forward to meeting others and to travel to new destinations.

What Paul C. is saying about this Meetup Group

Excellent weekend! Thanks to our "Fearless Leaders" for organizing this. Great meeting lots of new people - hope to see you all on the trails soon!

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